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Summer Olympics (INACTIVE)

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  • Can "Evolution" make the grade?

     
    Every four years, Americans will sit in front of their television sets and be mesmerized by what teen-age girls can go on a four-inches-wide aluminum beam four feet off the ground or the incredible upper-body strength required for a male......
  • The Morning Fix: Icahn to roar no more. NBC's Olympic plans.

     
    The Morning Fix is a roundup of the day's media headlines....
  • Your pets: Champions at sunning

     
    In the Winter Springs backyard of Debby and Tony Palmiotti, Penny and Ralph practice their “synchronized sunning,” which Tony said seems to qualify them for some sort of “Summer Olympics.” Penny is a 1-year-old black Chiweenie, and...
  • Blowing away the competition

     
    Michael Tanzos of Nazareth will never forget the moment: Dressed head to toe in a white uniform, the trumpet player was moving quickly in an intricately choreographed performance as an "angel" in a battle between good and evil. He and the 149 other...
  • Rafer Johnson returns to UCLA as special assistant

     
    Olympic gold medalist Rafer Johnson is returning to UCLA as special assistant to Athletic Director Dan Guerrero. Johnson will work part time reaching out to alumni and in the area of student-athlete development. “Rafer represents all that is great...
  • George Ramos, reporter and friend -- R.I.P.

     
    My pal and colleague George Ramos, one of the longtime stalwarts of The Times newsroom, was found dead in his Morro Bay home over the weekend. Karen Velie, an investigative reporter he had mentored at the online CalCoastNews, insisted that......
  • NBC expected to announce Olympics deal

     
    It looks the Olympic flame will continue to burn on NBC through 2020. The network, which has been the U.S. home for the Winter and Summer Olympics for more than a decade, is expected to announce later Tuesday a new......
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did the U.S. vote against sending NBA players to the 1992 Olympics?

     
    BASKETBALL LEGEND: The United States voted against sending NBA players to the 1992 Olympics. From the first men's basketball tournament in the Summer Olympics in 1936, where the United States won a thrilling, high-scoring 18-9 victory over Canada (okay,...
  • Milan Fashion Week: Missoni mines the Olympic moment, unveils second Converse collaboration

     
    Missoni’s runway collection was the second one this week to reference the upcoming 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London (the first was Vivienne Westwood Man), paying homage to founder and patriarch Ottavio Missoni, who not only competed in the 1948.....
  • Milan Fashion Week: Vivienne Westwood medals in Olympic enthusiasm

     
    In anticipation of the London 2012 Summer Olympics, the always topical Vivienne Westwood chose the "gentleman sportsman" as inspiration for her spring and summer 2012 collection -- one that will no doubt be hitting retail just as the appetite for......
  • South Korea selected to host 2018 Winter Olympics

     
    Winter Olympics 2018: Winter Olympics 2018 awarded to South Korea...
  • William and Kate endorse London tech scene, play with HP TouchPad at L.A. event

     
    If you were Britain, whom would you enlist to help promote London's up-and-coming answer to Silicon Valley? Well how about the royal couple, William and Kate? The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge flew in from Canada to join a conference......